New Jobs For A New Decade As a new decade begins, Americans are hoping for better. Some industries hold promise for employment. But economists say the labor market is likely to be weak for several more years following a decade that ended with a two-year recession and erased 7 million jobs.
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New Jobs For A New Decade

Tracy Wergley Graebener, a labor and delivery nurse, checks vital signs on a newborn at Virginia's Reston Hospital Center. Tamara Keith/NPR hide caption

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A nurse tends to a patient at the University of Maryland Medical Center in Baltimore. The Bureau of Labor Statistics says nursing is the occupation that will provide the most new jobs over the next decade. Rob Carr/AP hide caption

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